Price – Utah Gary Rufus Kilcrease passed away April 4, 2019 surrounded by family at Utah Valley Hospital of a brief battle of pneumonia. Gary was born February 8 1945 in Hiawatha, Utah to Garland and Lucille Steele Kilcrease. Gary served in the Marine Corp in Vietnam in 1964 to 1969. Gary Returned to Price in 1969 and married Connie Jo Basso on August 11, 1969.
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Gary worked in the coal mines and later in life went to work for the Carbon County Housing Authority where he retired. One of Gary’s greatest joys was spending time in his yard, spending endless time visiting with his family, but his greatest joy was his time spent with his grandkids. Gary was truly a kind giving man anything to help others if he had it and you needed it, it was yours’s to have. Gary’s sense of humor and loving way will be truly missed by all who ever had the honor of knowing him.
Gary is survived by his wife of 49 years, Connie Jo, Daughter, Gerrylynn “Pula” (Eric) Hilliard, of Price, Ut; Sons; Casey and Ty Bearnson, both of Price, Ut; Grandkids, Shiela, Jeffery, Joey, Alisa Ann, JD and 5 more in Kentucky; 2 Great-Grandkids Damion and Macey;
Also survived by Brothers; Don Kilcrease, of Salt Lake City, Ut; Larry (Carol) Kilcrease, of Hurricane, Ut, Mike (Martha) Kilcrease, of Price, Ut; Sisters Linda Crowe, of Price, Utah, Margaret (Tony) Pinarelli, of Santee, Ca, Judy (Kelly) Fausett, of Hurricane, Pam (Ray) Clark, of Home Stead, Fl, and numinous nieces and nephews.
Preceded in death by his Parents, Daughter, Denise, Granddaughter, Alisa Shea, Sister Jo and Romona, Brother Brent.
Memorial Services will be held Wednesday, April 10, 2019, at the Fausett Mortuary Chapel, 680 East 100 South, Price, Utah at 1:00 pm. Family and friends may share memories of Gary online at www.fausettmortuary.com